Just a few years ago, one in every five smartphones sold in China was made by Samsung. How times have changed.
Samsung Electronics is likely to post a fourth consecutive quarter of declining profit when it reports preliminary earnings next week, though investors will be hoping the worst has passed with chip prices showing signs of recovery.
With the new services, users can shop and add money from the Samsung Pay app, as well as send payments in most major currencies.
Samsung Electronics has ended mobile telephone production in China, it said on Wednesday, hurt by intensifying competition from domestic rivals in the world's biggest smartphone market.
Samsung Electronics is likely to report a 60.2 percent plunge in its third-quarter operating profit, hit by continuing falls in chip prices, an industry report showed Sunday.
The Korea Herald
Samsung Display plans to spend 13 trillion won ($11 billion) to upgrade a South Korean liquid crystal display (LCD) plant so it can manufacture more advanced screens.
Samsung's folding phone is finally hitting the U.S.
"We are combining breakthrough speeds and capacities with revolutionary software solutions as we accelerate expansion in the premium SSD market," said Kye Hyun Kyung, executive vice president of Memory Solution Product & Development at Samsung Electronics. "We plan to introduce additional innovation led by our most advanced (sixth-generation) V-NAND in helping to trigger a lot more growth in the global IT market."
I'm standing inside Samsung Digital City, where some 35,000 employees work, eat, play, and work some more in Suwon, South Korea.
The two companies signed an MOU to jointly develop and commercialize the world's first ever 5G-8K TV
"With HDR emerging as one of the most important technologies for ultra-high picture quality, our HDR10+ format enables every image to be accurately displayed on screen just as the creator intended," said Hyogun Lee, Executive Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics.
It could be thinner and more affordable than the Galaxy Fold.
Samsung has quietly confirmed it will soon launch a new and smaller smart speaker, the Galaxy Home Mini, to take on the Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot.
South Korea's top court on Thursday ordered a retrial of Samsung's de facto leader Lee Jae-yong, reigniting a bribery case that could send the technology heir back to prison.
President Trump told reporters on Sunday that Apple CEO Tim Cook privately made a "very compelling argument" that the administration's tariffs on Chinese-assembled goods have made an unfair impact on the California-based tech giant, because its chief rival, Samsung, has conducted most of its manufacturing in South Korea and did not have to pay the levy.
Samsung is testing how fifth-generation wireless networks can speed up connections at its chip-making factory in Austin, Texas.
Wall Street Journal
Europe is Apple's second-largest market.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 has more Microsoft in it than any other Android phone
Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 250-gigabyte (GB) SATA solid state drive (SSD) that integrates the company's sixth-generation (1xx-layer) 256-gigabit (Gb) three-bit V-NAND for global PC OEMs.
The new tablet is designed to compete directly with Apple's iPad Pro.
Samsung has denied that it's making additional investments to increase chip production in the US. Local media reports had suggested that the company was considering this since South Korea's trade row with Japan is threatening its business.
Samsung Display is in talks with SKC over the supply of colorless polyimide (CPI) used for foldable smartphones. This represents the first time that Korean corporations collaborate to substitute local products for items that are under the Japanese government's export control.
Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 10 smartphone on August 7. But fans don't need to wait until next month to see the phone for the first time - photos of the device have already been published by the Federal Communications Commission.
Nvidia executive vice president of operations Debora Shoquist said in a statement that "recent reports are incorrect - Nvidia's next-generation GPU will continue to be produced at TSMC. Nvidia already uses both TSMC and Samsung for manufacturing, and we plan to use both foundries for our next-generation GPU products."
Tom's Hardware Guide
Japan's tightening of controls on the export of semiconductor materials to South Korea could hit Samsung's production hard.
Nikkei Asian Review
Samsung Electronics is likely to say second-quarter profit more than halved when it reports preliminary earnings on Friday, data showed, as a drop in memory chip shipments to China's embattled Huawei exacerbated a price-squeezing supply glut.
"It was embarrassing. I pushed it through before it was ready," said Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh. "I do admit I missed something on the foldable phone, but we are in the process of recovery."
Samsung has already sacked 150-odd employees at its telecom networks division and will conclude the entire manpower rationalisation exercise by October.
Nvidia Korea chief Yoo Eung-joon said that its production of advanced GPUs will be conducted by Samsung Electronics with its 7-nanometer extreme ultraviolet process.
Apple may use high-end OLED screens in more of its devices, not necessarily just because it wants to, but also because it may satisfy a penalty it supposedly owes to its OLED supplier, Samsung Display - after reportedly failing to buy enough iPhone screens to make good on its contract.
According to one Samsung executive, though, the Galaxy Fold is "ready" now that its issues have been fixed.
According to SE Daily (via Google Translate), Intel and Samsung are in the final stages of negotiating for additional capacity. Intel is said to have chosen to work with Samsung over TSMC due to concerns about Huawei and AMD's improved competitive performance.
Who needs actual walls?
AT&T is the second US carrier to get Samsung's fastest phone, but there's a catch.
Bad news for Galaxy owners: A site for selling used phones says the S10+ has dropped in value.
A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group.
Commentary: Although the US government slightly relaxed its order to ban Huawei, the phone-maker's future with Google is still undecided.
It's a big day for the future of wireless internet connectivity.
A South Korean court said on Saturday it had approved warrants to arrest two senior officials at Samsung Electronics in relation to an alleged accounting fraud at the tech giant's biopharma affiliate.
An independent researcher discovered dozens of files set to public.